No city parties quite like Las Vegas. Over Halloween weekend, you can expect plenty of eye candy, all-night gatherings, Halloween costume parties, and family-friendly events on and off the Strip. Whether you want to hit the clubs and take part in some of the world’s most famous party scenes or you want heart-stopping thrill rides and spooky events, you’ll find it all here. To help plan your Halloween weekend, here are some of the most anticipated events near the Strip. Combine the best methods of Las Vegas transportation together and get Lyft discounts while you’re jumping around the strip!
Fear the Walking Dead @ Fremont Street
Inspired by AMC’s “Fear the Walking Dead” TV series, Fear the Walking Dead Survival is one of the best thrill attractions in Las Vegas for zombie fanatics and thrill seekers alike. What better time than Halloween to experience this multi-sensory walk-through attraction that is part escape room, part thrill ride, part maze and part interactive video game all-in-one. Prepare for a screaming good time as you face your fears and escape a bloodthirsty hoard of infected zombies. Fear the Walking Dead Survival is located at the Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas. Visit the official website to buy tickets and get more information.
Halloween Party @ Linq Promenade
The LINQ Promenade is the place to be for family-friendly Halloween fun. The Promenade is decked out with Halloween decorations from Friday, October 27 through Halloween with zombies, stilt walkers, and face painters. The Linq hosts a family-friendly trick or treat event on Saturday, October 28. Families can TRIQ or Treat at many retailers throughout the Promenade. The spooky Witching Hour show runs nightly from 7 pm to 10 pm.
Final Ride Hearse Car Show @ El Cortez
Want a unique experience this Halloween weekend? Try the hearse car show at El Cortez on Fremont Street. The show is free and open to the public with vampire showgirls on Friday and the “Final Ride Hearse” car show on Saturday. The car show displays up to 15 movie and show cars, including the car from the most recent Ghostbusters film. On Saturday, the show moves downtown for the Sin City Halloween Parade.
Playboy’s Haunted Fantasy @ TAO
TAO Beach this year hosts Playboy’s Haunted Fantasy, home to Vegas’ Sexiest Costume Party. Playboy returns to the Venetian for Halloween following its summer residency and Playboy Fridays at TAO Beach. The party, which takes place on October 27, will be hosted by Playmates Carly Lauren, Kennedy Summers, Amberleigh West, and Audrey Allen with music by Wellman. The costume contest will give out a reward for the sexiest alter ego.
Heaven & Hell Halloween Party @ Paris Las Vegas
This year, Chateau’s Rooftop beneath the iconic Paris Las Vegas will host Heaven & Hell, the ultimate outdoor Halloween nightclub experience. This 2-story nightclub will be transformed for Halloween with themed decorations and DJ P-Jay. Revel in all of the glamour of Vegas beneath the iconic Eiffel Tower replica as you dance the night away.
IT’s Halloween Weekend @ JEWEL
You won’t want to miss the events at JEWEL Nightclub at Aria Resort & Casino. This year, the premier party venue will transform for “It’s Halloween Weekend.” Over three nights, you’ll experience everything from Halloween costumes to terrifying clowns and electrifying performances. IT’s Halloween Weekend will feature performances by Faed the Good Life on Friday and Steve Aoki on Saturday and Monday. Don’t miss the $20,000 costume party on the 30th!
Horror Story @ Drai’s
Drai’s Nightclub transforms for Halloween weekend with a 5-day event that includes live performances and a costume contest. Performances include DJ Crooked, Trey Songz, Future, Lil Wayne, and Rae Sremmurd. Be there on Halloween night for the costume party. The group with the best-coordinated costumes will receive $10,000 to split.
Fright Dome @ Circus Circus
The Frightdome at Circus Circus returns again in 2017. Every October, the Adventuredome transforms into a 5-acre Halloween theme park with 25 attractions and rides. The tents at Circus Circus have been transformed into a screaming good time since 2003 with award-winning attractions. This year, Fright Dome will feature 6 haunted houses like Chainsaw Massacre and Zombie City plus 6 scare zones. Fright Dome is open from 7 pm to midnight throughout October.
Beauty & The Bank @ Bellagio
If you’re going to enter a costume party, make it Beauty & The Bank at The Bank Nightclub at Bellagio. On Saturday, Bellagio will award $10,000 to the sexiest costume. Corsets and pumps aren’t all that’s on display at The Bank on Saturday; you’ll dance your heart out on the unique glass-cased dance floor to music by DJ Mike K.
Halloween @ Hakkasan
Hakkasan at MGM Grand will feature one of the hottest events of Halloween weekend with performances by Kaskade, Lil Jon, and Above & Beyond on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Since it opened, Hakkasan has made a name for itself as one of the hottest destinations in Vegas. It’s even been named as the top nightclub in America by Playboy and DJ Magazine. With five levels of decadence to explore, you may end up at Hakkasan every night! If you find you need a break from the dance party, you can always take a break in the Ling Ling Lounge.
Zombie Cider & Beer Walk @ Container Park
Head to Downtown Container Park on Saturday for all you can drink beer and cider plus live music and a zombie rave with a DJ. The event concludes with a costume and zombie walk contest with prizes.
Exodus Festival @ Various Venues
The Exodus Festival is one of the best ways to see and do everything Vegas has to offer over the Halloween weekend. The Exodus All-Access Festival Pass gives you entrance to the best venues on the strip with express entry. Enjoy exclusive venue entrances with more than 10 events planned from Friday, October 27 to Halloween night. This year, destinations include Diplo at Intrigue, Kaskade at Hakkasan, Marshmello at Encore Beach Club, and Steve Aoki and Jewel.
Before hitting the Strip, remember that masks are not allowed in casinos. You may also want to cover up your costume if it’s questionable until you reach the party. Be sure you plan for transportation between events. Weekend tickets on the Las Vegas Monorail make it easy to get safely from one destination to the next without worrying about designated drivers. Many of the best parties are also located near Monorail stations for the ultimate convenience.